Fire

Protecting & Serving the City of Natchez
The Natchez Fire Department serves the City of Natchez by:
  • Providing fire suppression and control, as needed
  • Promoting fire prevention
  • Conducting fire investigations
  • Providing the public with educational fire programs
  • Inspecting public properties including schools, hospitals, residential care facilities and public buildings
  • Conducting search and rescue operations as needed
  • Providing radiological protection
  • Providing decontamination and monitoring
  • Managing hazardous material incidents

The Fire Department:
  • Actively responds to over 300 calls annually for emergencies within 465 square miles
  • Employs 54 people
  • Includes 4 stations within the city limits of Natchez
Equipment
Key equipment that the department uses includes:
  • 16 foot rescue boat
  • 24 foot rescue boat
  • 3500 Dodge pickup truck and hazardous materials trailer
  • E-One 110 foot ladder truck
  • Ford F250 rescue van
  • Pierce, 1995, 750 gallon capacity
  • Pierce, 1995, 750 gallon capacity
  • Pierce, 1996, 1000 gallon capacity
  • E-One, 1998, 750, gallon capacity
  • Pierce, 2005, 750 gallon capacity
  • Pierce, 2011, 1000 gallon capaciy